Ambassador Muchanga presents credentials to Ethiopia

Zambian Ambassador to Ethiopia Albert M. Muchanga has finally presented his credentials to President Girma Woldegirogis.

Muchanga, former ambassador to Guyana and Brazil presented his credentials in Ethiopia on Thursday (yesterday).

He told the Ethiopian president that he would work to enhance the age long relation of Zambia and Ethiopia.

Muchnga seen here with Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva in 2008

Muchnga seen here with Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva in 2008

Muchanga also worked as Deputy Executive Secretary of the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC). He is also a former deputy permanent secretary in the ministry of foreign affairs

President Girma on his part said Ethiopia would extend support to the ambassador to help him effectively discharge their responsibilities during his tenure there.

The Ethiopian presidency is largely a symbolic office with little power. Most of the power is vested in the hands of the prime Minister Meles Zenawi . Presidents serve six-year terms. Girma was re-elected as President on 9 October 2007.

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